Sep 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
, the writer who brought us, of course, harry potter. and now, her first book for adults is already a hit. it's called "the casual vacancy." and abc's cynthia mcfadden went all the way to scotland to visit the very usually private writer for a very intimate interview. >> good morning, amy. i started out worried to tell you the truth. it was so intense the book. we had to read the man script pages in the publisher's offices. but it was all okay when we got to meet j.k. rowling. her novel is already becoming a blockbuster. it's number one on amazon.com before going on sale today. before anyone really knows much about what's in it. you're going to get your own first look from the author herself, right now. >> harry potter, confront your fate. >> reporter: it's been years since the last harry potter movie was released. five years since the last book. but the interest in harry potter's creator has not died down. especially as her new non-harry novel goes on sale. i'm holding the only copy of the book in scotland, i understand. this is so rare. i read the manuscript pages in your publisher's office
Sep 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> this is her first major movie since harry potter. she is in the new movie the perks of being a wall plower. she didn't have a normal high school experience so she gave me a gate answer about how this movie helped her relive the high school experience and jake gyllenhaal. his new movie, end of watch opens up next week. he told me that he did ride along with actual police officers in south central in california and he actually saw someone get murdered before his eyes. this is all during training for a movie. these guys go through so much. to see appear actor actually talk about that and experience that and become the character. very cool stuff. we'll have him next week. >> very interesting. >> very cool stuff. >> kevin, thank you so much. >> follow me on twitter. on tw i'll tweet out my interviews. >> you perked up when you heard justin bieber. >> he is a good dude. he made fun of my tie. he said you can't wear ties. girls don't like that. >> girls like the tie. they do. >> he is like 18 giving you advice about girls not lining ties. >> if you want the girls to cry, don't wear a tie. >> he i
Sep 16, 2012 8:00am EDT
movie, perks of being a wall plower. she didn't have a normal high school experience because of harry potter, and she gave me a very cool interview about that. jake gyllenhaal's new movie opens next week. he told me he did ride-alongs with actual police officers in south central los angeles, in california, and he actually saw someone get murdered before his eyes. this is all during training for a movie. and i mean, these guys go through so much. to see an actor talk about that and become a character, very interesting. we'll have the interview next week on fox 5 morning news. >> kevin, thank you so much. >> follow me on twitter and i'll tweet out all my interviews there. >> great. thanks, kevin. >> thanks. bill murray, baby! >>> well, the nats are up next against the braves. they need to stay alive in the division race. a full report, coming up. >> well, today's a great day for any kind of activity outside. we've got the sunshine. mother nature is cooperating. we'll have a look at your forecast coming up, after the break. anufacturing when president obama took office. this is china's.